Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Champions League defeat for Reds creates stunning statistic for Premier League title challengers

The Reds were beaten 3-0 at the Nou Camp by Lionel Messi and co. but this result is not the only setback on the road in Europe
By Jackson Cole 2nd May 2019,11:25 am Most Liverpool fans will agree that their club have been almost perfect this season. They’re pushing Manchester City all the way in what is the most competitive Premier League title race ever and are in the Champions League semi-finals.

2 Jurgen Klopp has taken Liverpool to the next level this season
However, Jurgen Klopp’s men certainly met their match on Wednesday night when they were beaten by Barcelona in the first leg of their semi-final tie. Lionel Messi was in inspired form as Barca ran out 3-0 winners on a night where the Reds were guilty of missing big chances.

GETTY 2 Messi scored two of Barca’s goals with former Red Luis Suarez scoring the other
Jurgen Klopp refuses to give up Champions League dreams despite Barcelona defeat It’s the first time Liverpool have lost a game since January 7, when they were knocked out of …

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The former Liverpool and Man United striker has been mocked repeatedly for several obvious comments on the game, such as when once claimed “footballers these days often have to use their feet.” 1 Michael Owen made another commentary howler on BT Sport However, his latest blunder on Saturday morning might have topped them them all. When asked who he thought would make the Champions League final, the 39-year-old tipped Barcelona and Liverpool to make it, despite the two facing each other in the semi-finals. Liverpool currently trail the Catalan giants 3-0 in the tie after the Reds were dismantled by Lionel Messi at Camp Nou. And Owen immediately realised his error and was left scratching his head as fellow BT Sport pundits Owen Hargreaves and Chris Sutton burst out laughing. Have a look at his prediction below…